Region: England

Greenberg Traurig recruits leading London white-collar lawyer

Greenberg Traurig has hired Jo Rickards and six other lawyers from Mishcon de Reya as shareholders in its London office.

13 October 2021

ENRC barrister: SFO investigation is based on dishonest conduct

Kazakh mining company ENRC kicked off the first day of closing submissions in an explosive London civil trial by taking aim at the origins of the SFO investigation into its operations and alleged dishonesty by its former lawyer.

22 September 2021

ENRC files libel lawsuit against FT journalist over Kleptopia book

31 August 2021

GIR Live returns in London – in pictures

Global Investigations Review’s first post-lockdown in-person conference, chaired by Stephen Gentle of Simmons & Simmons and Susannah Cogman of Herbert Smith Freehills, took place in London on Wednesday 21 July.

22 July 2021

Two UK companies settle bribery allegations

The case marks the first time that the SFO has agreed more than one DPA from a single investigation.

20 July 2021

Airbus subsidiary pleads guilty in Saudi corruption case

A London court ordered GPT Special Project Management to pay a £30 million penalty in a case that has prompted an NGO to call for a parliamentary inquiry into the UK government’s knowledge of bribes paid to high-level Saudi officials.

28 April 2021

Whistleblowing: Effective handling of whistleblower allegations at financial institutions

Polly James and Catherine Turner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner in London explore what makes investigating whistleblower disclosures particularly tricky, what mindset is required to conduct these investigations successfully, and what best practice for conducting them might look like.

11 February 2021

SFO drops case against four Euribor traders

Courts in France and Germany have blocked the extradition of individuals that the UK’s anti-fraud office had sought to prosecute since late 2015.

10 June 2020

Spoofing: Why does UK enforcement lag behind the US?

King & Spalding’s Zach Fardon, Aaron Stephens, Patrick Montgomery and Joanna Harris discuss the distinct legal frameworks applicable to “spoofing” cases in the US versus the UK, and why UK enforcement efforts may appear lacklustre compared to the US.

21 May 2020

Airbus GC: I have total faith in the integrity of Dechert

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“You have to show some loyalty to these people, because they stick their neck out for their client,” Airbus’ general counsel John Harrison told GIR.

20 May 2020

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